The ViewSonic VA2265Sh is a 22 (21.5 viewable) widescreen monitor with an LED backlight and glossy, thin-bezel design ideal for use in the home or at the office. With Full HD 1920x1080 resolution,...
Some people who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Great value monitor, not fancy” in their review of the Viewsonic VA2265SH. Amazon Customer also wrote “Overall I would recommend to anyone looking for a good value, simple monitor especially at the price I paid”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “You have a high resolution for a low price.”.
A number of Viewsonic VA2265SH reviewers who reviewed the Viewsonic VA2265SH said that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer wrote “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part”. Chris gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he wrote “I bought a cheap one off amazon for about 3 quid so not an issue”. Victor Meldrew Mk2 wrote in his review in September “A bargain”.
Good Picture Quality
Several customers said that it had good picture quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Viewsonic VA2265SH on Amazon “The image quality was certainly not satisfactory considering that £90 is still a fair amount of money”. In September Victor Meldrew Mk2 said in his review of this PC monitors “First off though might I say that if you are looking for fast graphics, brilliant colours then look elsewhere, if you are looking for a great value item, vibrant colours”. W. Bryant mentioned “The picture quality is excellent and” and scored it 5 stars.
One Viewsonic VA2265SH owner who purchased this PC monitors thought it had clear images. Gary C. said “Excellent quality and clarity of image”. One person who reviewed this PC monitors reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Chris mentioned in his review “The colours seem vibrant and clear”.
Good Product Quality
A number of Viewsonic VA2265SH reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote “The image quality was certainly not satisfactory considering that £90 is still a fair amount of money” in their review of this PC monitors. Amazon Customer also wrote “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part”. In September this year Gary C. mentioned in his Viewsonic VA2265SH review “Excellent quality and clarity of image”.
Across all PC monitors, the VA2265SH is one the top selling products currently on the market according to sales data from Amazon.
Owner Reviews Are Good
On average, based on 20 owner reviews the average owner rating of this medium monitor is 80 out of 100.
Easy to Use
A number of Viewsonic VA2265SH reviewers agreed that the product was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer wrote last year “It matches my TV) and the buttons to control the settings are real buttons” in their review of the Viewsonic VA2265SH and gave it a score of 5 stars. Chris said on Amazon “The colours seem vibrant and clear and the menu seems pretty straight forward” in his Viewsonic VA2265SH review.
One Viewsonic VA2265SH reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. In September Dc scored the product 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the Viewsonic VA2265SH on Amazon “The monitor was easy to set up and worked without issue”.
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One customer said that the Viewsonic VA2265SH was easy to damage or scratch. In September Mr John N Graves scored the Viewsonic VA2265SH 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Both are first class, no broken pixels” in his review of this PC monitors.
One Viewsonic VA2265SH reviewer considered that the Viewsonic VA2265SH was well made. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in September “There was noticeable light flooding in the bottom left conner, possibly cheap build quality on that part” in their review of this PC monitors.
One customer who purchased it reckoned that it had good technical guidance.
One Viewsonic VA2265SH owner who reviewed it considered that it was heavy. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “60fps video stuttered badly and was heavily noticeable” in their review of the Viewsonic VA2265SH nonetheless gave this PC monitors a rating of 40 out of 100.
Viewsonic is one of the superior PC display manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Viewsonic also has good reviews for its medium monitors.
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the VA2265SH is more than most medium monitors that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC|VGA are also found on this LCD screen.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.
3000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The highest typical contrast ratio of the VA2265SH is 3000:1. That's over three times the typical contrast ratio of a 1000:1 LCD screen, which is the most common typical contrast ratio. The typical contrast ratio of all PC screens of a similar spec and age to the VA2265SH ranges from 600:1 to 5000:1.
At only 510.69 millimeters, the VA2265SH is quite narrow compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VA2265SH. Across all the medium monitors that were released one year ago the widths range from 51mm to 960mm.
We compared all the other 510.69mm wide PC displays to this LCD screen and we think the Viewsonic VA2265S-3 (£77.99) which is cheaper is also worth considering.
PC displays with a wider width that might also be worth looking at include the Viewsonic VA2265 (£89.37) (510.7mm and cheaper).
The VA2265SH is one of the shorter medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago (only 319.38 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that were released one year ago the heights range from 36mm to 930mm.
The average weight of medium monitors that came out more than a year ago is 4.9kg, and the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg. With a weight of only 3 kilograms, the VA2265SH is one of the lighter medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VA2265SH amongst medium monitors of this age.
The depths of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VA2265SH range from 15mm to 700mm. The VA2265SH is quite shallow (only 47.16 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Viewsonic VA2265SH does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the VA2265SH which have a built-in speaker.
We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker and we think the HKC 2265A (£91.97), the Hanns.G HS243HPB (£94.97), or the V7 L23600WHS (£101.59) which is also cheaper is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The VA2265SH does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VA2265SH also do not have a built-in camera.
Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the Viewsonic VG2437 (£163.98) which also has a higher Rating.
Not 3D Compatible
Most PC monitors of this spec and age are not 3D compatible. The VA2265SH is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Viewsonic VA2265SH does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VA2265SH also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays of this age and spec.
Very Small Viewable Height
The Viewsonic VA2265SH has one of the smaller viewable heights (only 267.786 millimeters) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age. The viewable heights of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the VA2265SH range from 230mm to 630mm.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for more than a year.
Other LCD screens that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Viewsonic VA2265S-3 (£77.99).
If the display resolution of this LCD screen is too few for you then you might also want to look at the Acer G247HYL (1920 x 1200 and cheaper) or the HP Z24i (£92.39) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated).
Quite Small Viewable Width
With a viewable width of only 476.064 millimeters, the Viewsonic VA2265SH has one of the smaller viewable widths amongst PC displays of this age. The smallest viewable width of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VA2265SH is 280mm and the biggest is 880mm.
Only One HDMI Port
Most similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as the VA2265SH have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Viewsonic VA2265SH which has one HDMI port.
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OK Running Costs
The VA2265SH has an average 5 year running cost of £36 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 486 similar spec PC monitors that were released more than a year ago.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this LCD screen was released.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and type to it.
There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider including the Asus VC239H (£115.80) which has a better Rating.
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